The bare Queens man charged with murdering his boyfriend Saturday allegedly chopped up the sufferer’s testicles, sources mentioned.
Aljo Mrkulic, 31, was taken into custody after a battle with first responders at about 4:25 a.m. Saturday, and now faces first-degree homicide, arson, and assault expenses within the macabre stabbing dying of 30-year-old Christopher Rodriguez, who police sources recognized as his boyfriend.
Mrkulic, who waited bare for first responders to reach on the 409 East 120th Road homicide scene, was sporting a light-weight blue hospital robe and pants as police escorted him out of Harlem’s 25th Precinct stationhouse Sunday morning, the primary images since he was taken into custody.
Police mentioned the bloody stabbing was caught on a constructing surveillance digital camera, which allegedly reveals Mckurlic dragging Rodriguez into the ninth-floor hallway and “strike him throughout the torso and neck with an unknown weapon,” in response to a police report.
Rodriguez’ physique was discovered within the hallway “along with his testicles mangled, his abdomen partially minimize open,” and a number of stab wounds.
Police mentioned Mrkulic was blocking the scene and fought with cops after they arrived, allegedly biting two officers earlier than he was taken into custody.
Video footage obtained by The Put up confirmed Mrkulic utterly bare with a tattooed buttocks and a bloody face carried out of the constructing by police. He was later strapped on a stretcher and brought away by ambulance.
He was awaiting arraignment on Sunday, police mentioned.